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Paper City: June 12, 2017

Beloved Houston Honky-Tonk Bar Looks Even Better After a Revamp

It’s a Goode time to celebrate 40 years making legendary barbecue, serving fresh Gulf seafood, and spicing it up with home-grown Tex-Mex fare. Levi Goode, the progeny of Goode Co.’s late founder, barbecue pit master Jim Goode, keeps alive the patriarch’s vision of Southern hospitality doused with great music and a hell of a lot […]

Houstonia: June 2, 2017

Things Have Gotten More Delicious at an Expanded Armadillo Palace

There are still some old favorites at Goode’s Armadillo Palace. The burger, the venison chili—they’re not going anywhere, chef-owner Levi Goode promises. But with an expanded kitchen to go with a remade patio and event space, Goode and R&D chef David Luna created a larger menu that tells the story of how the Goode family […]

CultureMap Houston: May 24, 2017

It’s all Goode at Armadillo Palace with adventurous new menu that previews expansion plans

Levi Goode is going to have a busy summer. Now that the Goode Company owner has finally completed the renovations at Armadillo Palace, he’s rolled out a new menu built around the kitchen’s newly installed wood-fired grill and rotisserie, which completes the spaces physical transformation that’s seen the addition of an outdoor performance space and […]

Houston Chronicle: April 21, 2017

Armadillo Palace is reborn

One of the most ambitious projects in Houston-proud Goode Company’s history has been completed: Armadillo Palace re-opens today with a new kitchen, sending out a fresh slate of food grounded in Goode intentions.

Houstonia Magazine: January 5, 2016

Perfect Party: The Intriguing Eight (Levi featured)

HERE AT PERFECT PARTY HEADQUARTERS we love a fresh idea, which is why UH architecture professor  Susan Rogers—who, with her students and Recipe for Success, is building an urban farm in Sunnyside—has secured an invite to our exclusive soiree. So has Karina Barbieri, co-chair of this month’s Margarita Madness! Celebrating La Quinceañera at the Center […]

Houston Business Journal: November 19, 2015

Exclusive: Armadillo Palace to triple in size

Goode Co., the Houston-based family of restaurants known for Texas cuisine and a killer pecan pie, is adding to its extensive presence on Kirby Drive. Armadillo Palace, a honky-tonk and restaurant across from the original Goode Co. Barbecue joint that’s been on Kirby Drive since 1977, is undergoing a major expansion and will triple in […]

Eater - Houston: November 19, 2015

Armadillo Palace Gets An Overhaul

Goode Co. is well known throughout Houston for it’s iconic restaurants of all things Texas: Bar-b-q, Tex-Mex, Gulf seafood and of course the famed Armadillo Palace. The family-owned band will soon launch the reintroduction of the Upper Kirby jaunt, after completing a major overhaul and undertaking of renovation.

Houston Chronicle: November 19, 2015

Houston’s Armadillo Palace to expand to three times its current size off Kirby

Armadillo Palace is hoping to triple its footprint off Kirby. The project has been years in development, Goode Co. President Levi Goode told the Houston Business Journal this week. The expansion will include a cocktail bar (The Orange Blossom), an indoor concert venue, an extra stage, and a beer garden outdoors. The cocktail bar’s moniker […]

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